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Landscape Architecture, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (QS) ,
The program emphasizes the development and testing of physical forms intended to positively affect the quality of the designed environment; forms which are responsive to societal needs, while remaining expressive of the physiographic conditions associated with specific geographic locations.


The Faculty of Architecture also offers a Ph.D. Program. The Ph.D. in Design and Planning in the Faculty of Architecture focuses on research in the following areas: Planning and Design Theory; and Sustainable Planning and Design; Planning and Design Education; Planning and Design Practice; Design and Planning Technologies. 

Why Study at U of M?

The MLA program is accredited by the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA), which has reciprocal recognition from the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) in the United States.

Successful completion of a program accredited by the CSLA/LAAB qualifies graduates to sit the North America-wide Landscape Architecture Registration Exam (LARE), the North America-wide qualification for professional registration. In Manitoba, having an accredited degree plus two years in practice and passing Section A of the LARE is required for professional registration with the Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects (MALA).


A number of the university's programs hold accreditation by provincial, Canadian and/or international professional accreditation bodies.

Programme Structure

Courses offered:

  • Land Construction and Professional Practice
  • Field Studies
  • Design Research
  • Landscape Architecture Studio
  • Special Topics in Landscape Architecture
  • Landscape Topics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
  • An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable. Please note that Landscape Architecture requires scores above the FGS minimum requirement, as follows:
  • IELTS: A minimum score of 7.0 on the Academic Module
  • TOEFL (iBT): A minimum score of 94, with a score of 20 in each of Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking
  • For initial assessment purposes only, copies of unofficial transcripts (uploaded to your application) are acceptable and preferred. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10916 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10916 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4962 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4962 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Winnipeg

  • 1056 - 1650 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


To encourage the development of research, the university offers a number of research support programs. A creative works support program is also offered to enhance the overall quality of artistic production at the University. These programs are administered on behalf of the university by the VPRI and Office of Research Services.

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